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Poster at left is pretty self explanatory but here's the essentials....

Closing Date : 10th May 2011
Genres: House, Breakbeat, Drum 'N' Bass, Dubsteps, R&B, HipHop

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Lot 2.30, 2nd Floor, Plaza Berjaya,
No 12, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Star Date: 5 August 2010

End Date : 15 August 2010

Time: Various

Location : Various

aug 5 2010, 8.00pm,lurking photo exhibition opening ceremony 色影展 @ annex gallery, central market: (in memory of caecar chong, 1974-2010), special performance by lee swee keong.

aug 6
& 7
2010, 8.30pm, the lost testimony of rashomon 罗生门虚拟纪实 1st highlight performance @ actors studio @ lot 10: japan + malaysia (yukio waguri + nyoba kan) ticket: rm40 (centre seats), rm30 (side setas), rm20 (students, elders & disabled), ticket outlets: actors studio at lot 10 (03-2142 2009/ 03-2143 2009), klpac box office @ sentul park (03-4047 9000), walk in: axcess @ main office (jln semangat), 1 utama & alamanda putrajaya, online purchase & map:

aug 8 2010, 9.30am 12.30pm, transformed body buto workshop 身体的变形舞踏工作坊 with yukio waguri @ klpac studio 5, fees: rm60 (limited to 25 participatins only), enquiries & reservation call kuan nam: 012-6560 812 or lai chee 016-3248 497 (reservation will only be confirmed after payment is made).

aug 8 2010, 8.30pm, buto jam 酱的舞踏 with hong kong artists @ annex gallery, central market, ticket: RM20, available at purple cane outlets @ jln sultan, chinese assembly hall, mid valley (LG-011), the gardens (lot LG 206), shaw parade (GL-02), jusco kepong (lot G41), 1 utama (LG 206), sunway pyramid (lot LL2, 108), tesco puchong (lot No. 12-13, 148-149), jusco cheras selatan (lot G-40), leisure mall (lot LG-21).

aug 13 & 14 2010, 8.30pm, tripple bill 三藐三 2nd highlight performance with joao roberto de souza (brazil) venezhvela- la hylaea viverum 复活的雨林, hong kong artists the strange remark怪谈, & lee swee keong green snake 青蛇三昧 @ pjla theatre, ticket: rm40 & rm20 (students, elders, & disabled), available at purple cane outlets @ jln sultan, chinese assembly hall, mid valley (LG-001), the gardens (lot LG 206), shaw parade (GL-02), jusco kepong (lot G41), 1 utama (LG 206), sunway pyramid(lot LL2, 108), tesco puchong (lot no. 12-13, 148-149), jusco cheras selatan (lot G-40), leisure mall (lot LG-21).

aug 15, 2010, 9.30am - 12.30pm, the body in the time and space 身体与时间、空间的融合舞踏工作坊 with joao roberto de souza @ klpac studio 5, fees: rm60 (limited to 25 participants only), enquiries & reservations call kuan nam 012-6560 812, or lai chee 016-3248 497 (reservation will only be confirmed after payment).

for further information, contact: kuan nam: 012-6560 812, or lai chee 016-3248 497email: or
main sponsors: JTi JFKL
supported by: KLPac, Actors Studio, PJLA, Centre Market, Annex Gallery, Citta Yoga, Purple Cane, Why Comm, Kechara House, Kelab Sashin, & MyDance.

The above is lifted from the nyoba Kan website.
Start Time: Thursday, 05 August 2010 at 20:00
End Time: Sunday, 15 August 2010 at 20:00
Location: The Annexe Gallery, Central Market Annexe
Street: Centrel Market Annexe
Town/City: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


LURKING 色影展: Caecar Chong Retrospective

Photography Exhibition

Thu 5 to 15 Aug | 11am to 8pm

Presented by Nyoba Kan as part of the Nyoba Kan International Buto Fest 2010

Admission Free

Date : Friday, 16 July 2010

Time : 22:00 - 3:00

Venue : palate palette, 21, Jalan Mesui, KL


Taken from their emailer :

Minimalaysia has announced the label's return for the first time on Friday 16th of July. After a four month break from their residency at Cloth & Clef. With host Hebbo, the dates will feature Adam Jand Gaijin to showcase the sounds of fresh electronic music, with an emphasis not only on established artists, but artists on the rise as well, but that shouldn't matter much. Anyone who’s been to one of their previous nights know the label know how to throw a good party, and this is guaranteed to be one of their best ever, with a line up and venue made for each other exactly what to expect from quality of house and techno, backed by a best new lineup of local djs talent. Please note, this event is strictly limited to a 200 capacity so please come early to avoid disappointment! SUPPORT!

1st '30' people get a FREE MIX CD!

For more info please call 0173997316
or email -

Date : Thursday, 15 July 2010

Time : 20:30 - 22:30

Venue : Auditorium KLSCAH (KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall)
                 Jalan Maharajalela (berdekatan Stesen Monorel Maharajalela)


Also check out their official website:

Lifted from the FB Event page:

Baru-baru ini Akta Universiti dan Kolej Universiti (AUKU) 1971 sekali lagi menjadi perhatian umum apabila empat mahasiswa jurusan Sains Politik UKM bakal dikenakan tindakan disiplin di bawah akta tersebut kerana didakwa melibatkan diri dalam kempen pilihanraya kecil Hulu Selangor. Mereka telah dituduh melanggar Seksyen 15(5)(a) AUKU yang melarang mahasiswa dari menyatakan sokongan atau simpati terhadap mana-mana parti politik.

Walaupun semakin banyak perhatian diberikan terhadap kes tersebut, pemahaman tentang latar belakang, fungsi, keberkesanan dan impak sebenar AUKU masih menjadi persoalan serta tanda tanya dikalangan mahasiswa dan juga masyarakat umum.

Siri ketiga "AUKU Public Lecture Series" akan melihat kesan serta impak sebenar AUKU terhadap hak dan kebebasan mahasiswa dari sudut pandangan aktivis mahasiswa sendiri.

This is not a listing of an event per se. But more of a chance to be part of the event.

Are you an ARTIST? (DEADLINE 31 JULY 2010)

How to participate?

Each artist/group will be given a space of approximately 5 meters. Medium can be anything from drawings to paintings to photography to sculpture to installation (just make sure it can fit in the lift or through the stairs). But you are encouraged to use lines, or any interpretation of lines.

Artist/group will be selected based on proposal. So please include:
1. Description of premise of works to be submitted, and why it is relevant to the theme / artist's statement,
2. Description of physical nature of work, ie. size, quantity, medium, etc.
3. Brief biodata of artist

Please email to: with the heading "Deadlines Exhibition".

Inevitably, the deadline for proposal submission is 31 July.

Check out the details below.
Event: STUDENT POWER - a multimedia lecture by Fahmi Reza
Start Time: 17 July at 20:30
End Time: 17 July at 22:00
Where: CHAI


Sejarah Kebangkitan Mahasiswa Universiti Malaya ‘60an
a multimedia lecture by Fahmi Reza

8.30pm, 17 July 2010

“To alienate students from politics means to alienate them from their own society” - Khong Kim Hoong, University Malaya Student Union 10th Council president (1969).

Fahmi Reza (director of 10 Tahun Sebelum Merdeka), will present his ongoing research into this under-documented period of Malaysian history in a multimedia lecture that combines rare photos, video footage, newspaper reports, archival materials and interviews.

Note: The lecture will be presented in Bahasa Malaysia.

Date : Monday, 19 July 2010

Time : 21:30 - 22:30

Venue : No Black Tie, 17 Jalan Mesui, KL

Lifted from the FB Event page:

Dear friends,

After a long hiatus, I am pleased to present the following line-up of writers for our next CeritAku@readings at No Black Tie.

We have some emerging and established voices, including poet/playwright Alfian Sa'at from Singapore, Shirley Lim, eminent Malaysian writer/poet based in UC Berkeley California and poet/politician Dr Nasir Hashim, Adun for Kota Damansara and leader of PSM (Parti Socialis Malaysia).

The evening promises to be an enlightening and inspiring one for lovers of the written and spoken word.

Please feel free to pass this on and we hope to see you there!

Thanks and regards

Event: VWFA presents "Popok Tri Wahyudi: BERGERak" Exhibition
Start Time: 15 July at 20:00
End Time: 30 July at 20:00
Where: The Annexe Gallery, Central Market Annexe


Art Exhibition

Thu 15 to Fri 30 Jul | 11am to 8pm

Presented by Valentine Willie Fine Art

Admission Free

You are cordially invited to the
Popok Tri Wahyudi: BERGERak Exhibition Opening
Thu 15 | 8pm
Refreshments provided

Date: Saturday, 26 June 2010
Time: 09:00 - 12:00
Location: The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac)
Street: Sentul Park, off Jalan Ipoh
Town/City: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The following is lifted from the FB EVENT PAGE:

Back in 2007, the New Straits Times ran a photo of villagers carrying a house on their shoulders. It was to help Abu Hassan Ahmad, a farmer who decided to move closer to his mother-in-law in order to care for her poor health. A total of 150 villagers carried his house half-a-kilometre to the new site. They then helped to clear the land at the new location. Such feat was a common practice in the older days, especially in rural areas and small towns.

Inspired by this event, Liew Seng Tat and geng, with support from Five Arts Centre, are inviting urbanites to rediscover the gotong-royong spirit in the Klang Valley. The public are invited to a parade and to move a specially-designed house along Jalan Ipoh to its final destination: Urbanscapes 2010! Once the house reaches the festival grounds at KLPac, the house will be converted into an open stage for anyone who wants to perform.